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Image of the content of the museums 1970's - 1980's loan box. The image shows a pair of womens shoes, royal memorabila and a pack of robin brand hot water starch

Loan Boxes

Our diverse collections at Saffron Walden Museum enable our learning team to offer a broad range of loan boxes.

The boxes contain real or replica artifacts to handle and study so users can get hands-on with a topic. Most boxes also include activity ideas to get you started using the box.

Anyone can hire a loan box, you don't need to be from a school. They are perfect for class projects, home learning or organised groups.

Loan boxes are charged at £30 (inc. VAT) per half term (6 weeks).

A list of our loan boxes can be found below. To find out more, contact our Learning and Outreach Officer Charlotte Pratt.

Loan Boxes

Scroll to see our range of Natural Sciences loan boxes, including geology, fossils and taxidermy specimens

Image of a polished section of ammonite
Image of a hawk
Image of a sedimentary rock

Scroll to see our range of Archaeology loan boxes, from prehistory to the Anglo-Saxons


Scroll to see our range of social history loan boxes from medieval to 1980s.

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